Principal'S Message

Welcome To Bay Lake Elementary School
Pride of the Community

Greetings Bay Lake Lions, 

For six years Ms. Heather Trick served as our Assistant Principal. On September 27th, it was a bitter and sweet day, as Ms. Trick transitioned to her new district level position as Senior Administrator at the Professional Development department.  Congratulations Ms. Trick! We miss you! We do anticipate our new Assistant Principal position to be filled in the upcoming days and will at that time invite the Bay Lake Community to a “Meet and Greet.”

Student Safety

Parents of students who travel to school during the morning arrival times and utilize the back walker gate location. Please note that we received some concerning information that students are being dropped off by car in the middle of the street. In addition, there has been extreme safety incidents of students and car doors almost being hit. Parents, please use precaution and utilize the designated crosswalk locations to cross the road. We highly encourage and support dropping off students through the car rider loop. Our car rider loop procedures have improved and are safe drop off locations for student car transportation drop off. Parents, if the unsafe incidents are continually reported we may have to discontinue the use of the back gate morning entrance. The lives of our students and the Bay Lake Community are precious and dear to my heart.

Early Release/Front Office Pick Up

Parents, we promote the opportunity for students to experience a full day of instruction and understand that emergencies do occur. However, we are asking that parents, guardians, or individuals listed on a student’s sign out section in Skyward to bring a photo identification. We are not allowing Car Tag Signs as the proof of identification for Early Sign Out Release. In addition, please note that all student front office pickup procedures must accompany proof of identification.

We appreciate your understanding and cooperation as we continue to provide a safe learning environment for our Lion Scholars and Bay Lake Community!

Adventures in Learning, Camp Bay Lake, “Dedication to Excellence!”

Principal Lakeitha Mincey


Principal Lakeitha Mincey

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